Amazing Stories

Amazing Stories

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Join a roster of cinema's most illustrious stars in the groundbreaking Season Two episodes of Amazing Stories. Relive all the mesmerizing magic, mystery and suspense in these unique episodes from some of filmmaking's finest storytellers!
Join a roster of cinema's most illustrious stars in the groundbreaking Season Two episodes of Amazing Stories. Relive all the mesmerizing magic, mystery and suspense in these unique episodes from some of filmmaking's finest storytellers!

Season 2 (21 episodes)

  • 1. The Wedding Ring

    Original air date: 09/22/1986 Runtime: 23:44 min.

    Original air date: 09/22/1986 Runtime: 23:44 min. When Herbert slips a mysterious ring onto the finger of his beloved wife Lois, the weary waitress turns amorous, but delight becomes fright when he spots deadly side effects.

  • 2. Miscalculation

    Original air date: 09/29/1986 Runtime: 21:56 min.

    Original air date: 09/29/1986 Runtime: 21:56 min. A high school student searching for a date accidently spills chemicals on a magazine and conjures up a dog. He tries desperately to create a beautiful woman, but things go terribly wrong. Jon Cryer guest stars.

  • 3. Magic Saturday

    Original air date: 10/06/1986 Runtime: 23:28 min.

    Original air date: 10/06/1986 Runtime: 23:28 min. Marky adores his seemingly indefatigable Grampa, and when old "Stormin' Norman" takes ill, the boy invokes a magic spell to switch bodies and allow his Grampa to play one last baseball game.

  • 4. Welcome to My Nightmare

    Original air date: 10/13/1986 Runtime: 22:18 min.

    Original air date: 10/13/1986 Runtime: 22:18 min. Horror flicks are Harry's life, but when the obsessed teenager suddenly steps into a blood curdling scene from the film "Psycho", the real world looks a whole lot better.

  • 5. You Gotta Believe Me

    Original air date: 10/20/1986 Runtime: 23:28 min.

    Original air date: 10/20/1986 Runtime: 23:28 min. Convinced the vivid nightmare of a Boeing 747 crashing into his house is more than a dream, Earl Sweet desperately tries to alter fate.

  • 6. The Greibble

    Original air date: 11/03/1986 Runtime: 23:43 min.

    Original air date: 11/03/1986 Runtime: 23:43 min. Halley Mills stars as a harried mom who is alone in the house and thrown for a loop when a giant floppy, furry creature with a huge appetite for inanimate objects appears out of the storm and wreaks havoc.

  • 7. Life on Death Row

    Original air date: 11/10/1986 Runtime: 23:36 min.

    Original air date: 11/10/1986 Runtime: 23:36 min. Hours before his scheduled execution, a murdere on death row is infused with an incredible power to heal by touch, and a desperate race with the clock begins t osave the life-giving convict.

  • 8. Go to Head of the Class

    Original air date: 11/21/1986 Runtime: 44:55 min.

    Original air date: 11/21/1986 Runtime: 44:55 min. A sexy classmate (Mary Stuart Masterson) convinces a horror movie buff (Scott Coffey) to use black magic on their loathsome English teacher (Christopher Lloyd). Directed by Robert Zemeckis.

  • 9. Thanksgiving

    Original air date: 11/24/1986 Runtime: 23:44 min.

    Original air date: 11/24/1986 Runtime: 23:44 min. Dora is miserable living in an isolated desert town with her dour stepfather Calvin, but their communication with a dried-up well's mysterious "hole people" changes each of their fates by Thanksgiving Day.

  • 10. Pumpkin Competition

    Original air date: 12/01/1986 Runtime: 22:56 min.

    Original air date: 12/01/1986 Runtime: 22:56 min. A woman (Polly Holliday) hopes to win a pumpkin contest when she meets a man (J.A. Carver) who has a formula for giant vegetables. With June Lockhart.

  • 11. What If...?

    Original air date: 12/08/1986 Runtime: 21:45 min.

    Original air date: 12/08/1986 Runtime: 21:45 min. A neglected 5-year-old (Jake Hart) discovers a new world that offers him an escape from his parents (Clare Kirkconnell, Tom McConnell).

  • 12. The Eternal Mind

    Original air date: 12/29/1986 Runtime: 24:05 min.

    Original air date: 12/29/1986 Runtime: 24:05 min. Applying experiments with chimps to himself, Dr. John Baldwin, a dying scientist transfers his mind into a computer, but his unique survival after physical death brings unexpected heartaches.

  • 13. Lane Change

    Original air date: 01/12/1987 Runtime: 23:20 min.

    Original air date: 01/12/1987 Runtime: 23:20 min. One stormy night on a deserted highway, a distressed Charlene Benton glimpses her past through the windshield, after picking up a mysterious woman who ran out of gas.

  • 14. Blue Man Down

    Original air date: 01/19/1987 Runtime: 23:38 min.

    Original air date: 01/19/1987 Runtime: 23:38 min. A policeman blaming himself for his partner's death is teamed up with a young policewoman - invisible to everyone else - who restores his spirit and stamina.

  • 15. The 21-Inch Sun

    Original air date: 02/02/1987 Runtime: 22:42 min.

    Original air date: 02/02/1987 Runtime: 22:42 min. A struggling sitcom writer is suddenly the toast of television, thanks to the typing tendrils of his script writing spider plant, Lucy - fed only by the rays of a black and white TV set.

  • 16. Family Dog

    Original air date: 02/16/1987 Runtime: 23:42 min.

    Original air date: 02/16/1987 Runtime: 23:42 min. A comic, fully animated trilogy of stories, starring the voices of Stan Freberg, Annie Potts and Mercedes McCambridge, centers on a middle class, suburban family as seen through the eyes of their put-upon dog.

  • 17. Gershwin's Trunk

    Original air date: 03/13/1987 Runtime: 23:42 min.

    Original air date: 03/13/1987 Runtime: 23:42 min. Frantic to deliver a hit musical, conniving Broadway composer Jo-Jo Gillespie contacts the spirit of George Gershwin through psychic Sister Teresa.

  • 18. Such Interesting Neighbors

    Original air date: 03/20/1987 Runtime: 23:01 min.

    Original air date: 03/20/1987 Runtime: 23:01 min. Sudden quakes and time warps jarring the Lewis family in their new house seem linked to the Hellenbecks, their bizarre next door neighbors.

  • 19. Without Diana

    Original air date: 03/27/1987 Runtime: 22:18 min.

    Original air date: 03/27/1987 Runtime: 22:18 min. Unable to cope with his wife's impending death, a man (Billy Green Bush) encounters his daughter (Gennie James) who has been dead for 40 years. With Dianne Hull.

  • 20. Moving Day

    Original air date: 04/03/1987 Runtime: 23:50 min.

    Original air date: 04/03/1987 Runtime: 23:50 min. When Alan Webster's parents tell him that they have to move, the 17-year-old student is understandably upset - but not nearly as much as when he learns their destination is the planet Alturus, 85 billion miles away.

  • 21. Miss Stardust

    Original air date: 04/10/1987 Runtime: 23:45 min.

    Original air date: 04/10/1987 Runtime: 23:45 min. Dick Shawn stars as Joe Willoughby, a public relations man who first thinks that promoting a beauty contest will be a snap, until Cabbage Man, a representative from outer space, arrives and contends that he owns the right to the title and threatens to eliminate the earth unless he gets from satisfaction.